Clinton, NJ

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Living in Clinton

Clinton is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,687 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clinton is the 399th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Clinton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Clinton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clinton is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clinton who work in management occupations (14.38%), sales jobs (14.18%), and office and administrative support (12.48%).

Also of interest is that Clinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Clinton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Clinton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clinton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clinton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clinton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Clinton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clinton, the average commute to work is 31.10 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Clinton, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Clinton is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Clinton is a pretty powerful place. 55.17% of the adults in Clinton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Clinton in 2018 was $53,667, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $214,668 for a family of four.

Clinton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clinton include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

Clinton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.86%.

The most common language spoken in Clinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.